Surnames D to G

DE RU Cornelis Johannes

Cornelis Johannes  was born on 10 May 1827 in Holland. He died on 17 Sep 1882. He was buried in the age of 55yr 4mth 7dys.

Cornelis married Cornelia Gertruida SWART  on 23 Sep 1861 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS.

Cornelis and Cornelia had the following children:

b1.  Elizabeth Johanna was born on 27 Jul 1862. She was christened  on 14 Sep 1862 in Bethulie Neder Geref Church, OFS. She died  on 13 Jan 1888.

Elizabeth married  Johannes Francois VAN ASWEGEN  "Jan" on 22 Aug 1881 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, Caledon River dist, OFS. Johannes was born in 1862.

b2.  Gerhardus Jeremias was born on 08 Jul 1864. He was christened  on 14 Aug 1864 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS. He died  on 18 Oct 1923 in Bethulie, OFS.Gerhardus was employed as a Teacher in 1923 in Bethulie, OFS.

Gerhardus married  Anetta Sophia NORTJE  daughter of Ernst Jacobus NORTJE and Martha DU PLESSIS on 19 Feb 1883 in Bethulie Geref Church, OFS. Anetta was born on 03 Nov 1866 in Bethulie, OFS.

b3.  Clasina Gysberta was born on 13 Dec 1865. She was christened  on 13 May 1866 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS.

b4.  Cornelia Gertruyda Susanna was born on 27 Nov 1868. She was christened  on 27 Dec 1868 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS.

Cornelia married  Philippus Christiaan Arnoldus PRETORIUS  on 19 Nov 1883 in Bethulie Neder Geref Church, OFS. Philippus was born in 1862.

b5.  Hendrik Lukas was born on 15 Oct 1870 in Bethulie dist, OFS. He was christened  on 25 Dec 1870 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS.

Hendrik married Johanna Catharina Margaretha VAN DEN HEEVER  daughter of Cornelius Johannes VAN DEN HEEVER and Magdalena Elizabeth PRETORIUS on 08 Feb 1905 in Louis Trichardt Marriage Court, Zoutpansberg Dist, Transvaal. They filed for divorce in 1910. [Johanna marries Bernard John EYSELL in 1911] Johanna was born  on 10 Mar 1888 in Johannesburg, Transvaal. She died on 18 Aug 1930 in Louis Trichardt, Zoutpansberg dist, Transvaal. She was buried in the age of 42yrs. 

b6.  Maria Hester was born on 15 Oct 1870. She was christened  on 25 Dec 1870 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS.

Maria married Wynand Daniel BEKKER  on 28 Feb 1887 in Bethulie Neder Geref Church, OFS.

b7.  Cornelius Johannes was born on 10 Oct 1872 in Smithfield, OFS. He was christened  on 01 Dec 1872 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS. He died  on 10 Jan 1949 in Bethulie, OFS, 'Macsmo'. He was buried in the age of 76yrs 3mths.

Cornelius married  (1) Catharina Cornelia DE KLERK  daughter of Barend Mattheus DE KLERK and Anna Martha VENTER on 21 Nov 1898 in Bethulie Geref Church, OFS. Catharina was born on 28 May 1875. She died  on 10 Aug 1936 in Bethulie, OFS, 'Macsmo'. She was buried  in Bethulie Cemetery, OFS.

Cornelius married (2) Hester Margaretha PIETERSE  in Bethulie Dist, OFS. Hester was born on 30 Jan 1886 in Tarkastad, Cape Colony.

b8.  Jacobus Johannes was born on 11 Sep 1875. He was christened  on 17 Sep 1875 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS.

Jacobus married  Anna Martha DE KLERK  daughter of Barend Mattheus DE KLERK and Anna Martha VENTER on 21 Nov 1898 in Bethulie Geref Church, OFS. Anna was born in 1879.

b9.  Jeremias Loduvicus was born on 26 Aug 1879. He was christened  on 26 Oct 1879 in Bethulie Neder Geref Church, OFS. He died on 03 Oct 1939 in Alberton, Transvaal.  The cause of death was a Motor Car Accident. Jeremias was employed as a Motor Mechanic.

Jeremias married  Sarah Christina DU PLESSIS  daughter of Petrus Johannes DU PLESSIS and Sara Wilhelmina Jacoba MYBURGH on 20 Dec 1904 in Smithfield Neder Geref Church, OFS. Sarah was born on 03 Apr 1887. She died  on 16 Mar 1948 in Johannesburg General Hospital, Transvaal.

b10.  Carel Hercules Jacobus van Aswegen was born on 01 Oct 1881. He was christened  on 06 Nov 1881 in Bethulie Neder Geref Church, OFS.

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